Originally Posted by ecoterragaia
Driving only stop & go and putting 6000 miles a year on your vehicle? What's your average daily commute?
Sounds to me like your engine never hits operating temps, plus isnt broken in, plus crappy winter gas, plus driving only stop & go is all leading to bad mileage.
I work right here in town, a few miles away from my house. Mainly drive to work and home everyday, and around town for errands. If we go anywhere (weekend getaways or whatever) we always took my girlfriend's car (that's also when I was running a V8 Dakota). I had that for 7 years and put 40,000 miles on it.
Your theory would be good news to me. Would rather have that be true than having something wrong with my brand new truck!!